Beyond the Hype: Where Open Source Actually Saves You Money

Article Source The Open Road
July 29, 2009, 9:27 am

Talk to any open-source vendor (myself included), and we’ll tell you that there’s a lot of money to be saved by dropping your proprietary software in favor of open-source alternatives. But is that always the case? And, if so, what are the necessary preconditions for saving money?

I chaired a panel at OSCON 2009 where we explored this topic, with some interesting results…

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